INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ó The Indiana attorney generalís office is warning
homeowners about a scam that says a new federal program will pay their
utility bills in exchange for personal information.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller says people have called his office saying they
were told credits would be provided on their bills if they release their
Social Security Numbers or bank account information. The victims are given
fraudulent bank information to use when paying their bills online.
legitimate businesses will not make unsolicited calls, texts or email
messages asking for Social Security numbers or bank account numbers. People
who believe they may be a victim can file a complaint with the attorney